Iconic Eateries

Up North Classics

They’re unvarnished, unpretentious Up North restaurants–just like you remember them.

You know the places. You return to them year after year because summer isn’t summer unless you get a hit of their “world famous” burger, whitefish sandwich, pan-fried walleye or fresh raspberry pie. These beloved eateries are all over Northern Michigan–out in the woods, down winding country roads, along the waterfront, on the main streets of our small towns–housed in 19th-century saloons, railway stations, funky log cabins and rustic shacks. The menus rarely change.

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This article first appeared in the July 2005 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Click the link below to view this entire article in PDF format.

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